Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year.

 

Lady Campbell' is a vigorous, compact and upright, bushy shrub of medium size with double, rose-form, red flowers to 10cm across.

 

Foliage

Evergreen

 

Habit 

Bushy

 

Hardiness 

H5

 

Sunlight

 

Full Shade

Partial Shade 

 

Aspect

North-facing or East-facing or West-facing 

 

​​​​​​​Exposure

Sheltered

 

​​​​​​​Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

 

​​​​​​​Soil

Clay, Loam, Sand

 

​​​​​​​pH

Acid, Neutral

 

Ultimate height 1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread 1.5-2.5 metres

Time to ultimate height 10-20 years

 

 

Cultivation

Suitable for woodland and acidic soils. Position in a site sheltered from cold, dry winds and early morning sun as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts. See camellia cultivation

 

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

 

Pruning

Pruning group 8

 

Pests

May be attacked by aphids, scale insects and vine weevil

 

Diseases 

May be affected by honey fungus, phytophthora root rot, camellia gall, camellia leaf blight, camellia yellow mottle virus and flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight

Camellia Jap. Lady Campbell

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